York has hosted wilderness documentaries for Georgia Public Television. He has canoed major rivers in North America and recently lived a month in a teepee on the Nez Perce reservation in Idaho researching the origin of lore and legends with Nez Perce Elders, one over one hundred years old. York is active in sports having won Gold Medals in archery, tennis, table tennis and golf in the Gwinnett Senior Golden Olympics over the past three years. He is a member of Georgia Writers Association, ALTA, USTA, USTTA, the Stone Mountain Georgia Historical Society and the United States LST Association. He has lived for 30 years in Stone Mountain Georgia with his wife, Dot.